Fabulous Young ‘Uns Workshop!

We laughed a lot, we learnt a lot! What an amazing day we had with The Young ‘Uns at Thringstone Community Centre. In spite of the awful wintery weather which still gripped the country after a week of icy blasts over 60 workshop participants braved the conditions for what turned out to be a superb […]

Harmony Singing Workshop With The Young ‘Uns

Come and join Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes, BBC Folk award winners on this one day workshop at Thringstone Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire. LE67 8NR. This laid back singing workshop is open to everyone irrespective of whether you think you can sing or not! As well as being superb musicians, the Young […]

Noon Column Walks – A Jolly Good Walk With A Difference!

During the summer of 2017 ROOTS Community Singers took their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. These walks are now available as electronic downloads for everyone to enjoy! There are six walks in the series ranging from easy to moderate and […]

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WE MAY-ED IT!

It might have been one of the chilliest May Day’s on record, but in spite of the un-seasonal weather, we managed to celebrate the start of summer in the time honoured way, with maypole dancing, country dancing and of lots of suitably Maying songs from the Folk On The Farm choir. Our solo performers were […]

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May Day Revels … COME ALL YE …

Lovers of folk music and the folk arts … it’s time to welcome in the summer!  Join ROOTS Community Singers and their many friends from the folk world for their May Day Revels. You will need your dancing shoes for skipping around the maypole … … your voices for some rousing chorus songs … your […]

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Singing The 60s – Great Stuff!

What a great afternoon we had!  For those who made it, well done, I thought we made an excellent job of the Sloop John B and the Tom Paxton song, Last Thing On My Mind. Shame we ran out of time which meant we couldn’t do the Dylan song justice, but the good news is […]

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Calling All 60s Folk!

It was the age of flower power, free love, bell-bottoms, mini-skirts, John Lennon specs, happenings and acid trips.  We were against war, capitalism, materialism, totalitarianism and probably everything else that ended in ism! The times indeed were a-changing which is probably why so much great music came out of the sixties and is the reason […]

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Sing The Sixties

Join us for an afternoon of SIXTIES REVIVALISM! We'll be tackling some of the  iconic songs of the decade NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! All songs are taught by ear so no mystifying dots to worry about (supplied for those who wish it). Saturday,14th April 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Bushwell House, 7 Melbourne Road, Newbold, Coleorton, […]

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